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The San Diego City Council voted unanimously Tuesday not to appeal a ruling by a state appeals court that rejected San Diego's plan to finance the project.
- Aug. 25
Managers with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are working to develop a long-term plan to manage a large patchwork of land just east of Bonita and Chula Vista. Creating a plan that pleases everyone is proving to be a challenge.
- Aug. 25
Entrance fees were waived in commemoration of the 98th birthday of the National Park Service.
City Heights skateboarders helped author a report that looks at the health benefits and implications of the skate park coming to their neighborhood. They're part of a growing trend that takes environmental reviews of city projects past wire quality and traffic patterns.
The 6.0-magnitude quake in Napa, California is causing some to take second look at UC San Diego research that indicates an uplift in the earth's surface — caused by the drought — is causing seismic activity to spring up.
- Aug. 22
With a 2015 deadline approaching, Hilliker's Farm Fresh Eggs in Lakeside and other farms in the state are having to upgrade their hen houses to comply with laws requiring the birds have more space.
- Aug. 21
A website called Nextdoor.com is partnering with San Diego law enforcement agencies — with one notable exception — to allow officers to post information and get private messages from residents.
- Aug. 21
In most cases, Ebola is a death sentence. But most of the infected patients who've taken a San Diego company's experimental drug have lived. Does that mean it works?
- Aug. 20
When the $5 million project is complete, Del Cerro will have new streetlights and pedestrian ramps, along with newly planted trees and resurfaced streets — and no utility poles.
- Aug. 19
For 20 years, Lindsay School has educated teenage mothers. Now, with a new partnership, the school is going to educate the babies, too.
- Aug. 19
An oncologist who spent part of his career in the pharmaceutical world is the new chief executive officer at the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute.
The death of comedian Robin Williams is teaching us a lot about depression. We look at treatments available and who to reach out to when you need help.
The debate over a statewide plastic bag ban is heating up, as a key legislative committee last week passed a bill that would phase out single-use plastic bags in California grocery stores.
- Aug. 18
San Diego nonprofit Social Advocates for Youth is giving 500 schoolchildren new backpacks stuffed with school supplies.
The fallout from the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, has reverberated across the country. Black community groups in San Diego, as well as the San Diego Police Department, are evaluating law enforcement equity in our city.